Measles is currently all over the media at the moment , we need to be prepared. Those patients that are over 50 years of age will be immune. Sep 03 2019 If you have any of the following symptoms - please do not come into the practice as measles is highly infectious and it puts us all at risk, especially small babies who can't be immunised until they are at least 6 months old. Those patients that are over 50 years of age will be immune. Ph 04 3837647 and speak to one of our nurses or your Doctor and we will advise you what to do next! Symptoms a persistent high fever a cough a runny nose sore and watery "pink" eyes sometimes small white spots on the back inner cheek of your mouth Day 3 - 7 of illness a blotchy rash which tends to start on your face, behind the ears, before moving over your head and down you body. You will be infectious from 5 days before and five days after the rash appears. This rash will last for up to a week. If you are concerned about you or your family feel free to ring 04 3837647. Please don't come into the practice as this may infect further people.